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Outbreak of Serratia marcescens colonization and infection traced to a healthcare worker with long-term carriage on the hands.

Outbreak of Serratia marcescens colonization and infection traced to a healthcare worker with... To reveal the source of a nosocomial outbreak of colonization and infection with a strain of Serratia marcescens positive for Guiana extended-spectrum beta-lactamase 1 (GES-1) that occurred among patients in a neurosurgical intensive care unit (ICU) in a Dutch university medical center from May 2002 through March 2003. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Infection control and hospital epidemiology Pubmed

Outbreak of Serratia marcescens colonization and infection traced to a healthcare worker with long-term carriage on the hands.

Infection control and hospital epidemiology , Volume 27 (11): -1144 – Feb 15, 2007

Outbreak of Serratia marcescens colonization and infection traced to a healthcare worker with long-term carriage on the hands.


Abstract

To reveal the source of a nosocomial outbreak of colonization and infection with a strain of Serratia marcescens positive for Guiana extended-spectrum beta-lactamase 1 (GES-1) that occurred among patients in a neurosurgical intensive care unit (ICU) in a Dutch university medical center from May 2002 through March 2003.

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ISSN
0899-823X
DOI
10.1086/508818
pmid
17080370

Abstract

To reveal the source of a nosocomial outbreak of colonization and infection with a strain of Serratia marcescens positive for Guiana extended-spectrum beta-lactamase 1 (GES-1) that occurred among patients in a neurosurgical intensive care unit (ICU) in a Dutch university medical center from May 2002 through March 2003.

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Infection control and hospital epidemiologyPubmed

Published: Feb 15, 2007

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